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  • BookMyShow lays off 270 employees

    India’s online ticket-booking platform BookMyShow has reportedly let go its 270 employees in a wake of economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Enactus NSUT launches Project KITABAT to revive art of Urdu and Arabic Calligraphy

    A group of NSUT students have set out to revive the intricate art of Urdu and Arabic Calligraphy through Project Kitabat.

  • Groupe SEB India appoints ex-Reynolds country manager Ashish Kakkar as the CEO for India

    Groupe SEB, a French small domestic appliance maker announced that the company has appointed Ashish Kakkar as the CEO for India operations.

  • [Exclusive] Biogreen develops a transparent biodegradable face mask

    Bengaluru, India-based biotechnology startup Biogreen today told LAFFAZ that the company has developed a biodegradable and transparent face mask.

  • Gurugram-based SaaS startup SirionLabs raises $44 Mn from Tiger Global

    The Gurugram, Haryana-based SaaS company SirionLabs has raised $44 million from Tiger Global Management and Avatar Growth Capital in a Series C round.

  • Gurugram-based Intello Labs scoops $5.9 Mn from Saama Capital

    Gurugram-based agritech startup, Intello Labs on Wednesday (May 13) raised $5.9 million in a Series A round led by the early-stage investor Saama Capital.

  • Delhi-based logistics startup Shiprocket raises $13 Mn funding from Tribe Capital

    New-Delhi-based logistics aggregator Shiprocket has today raised $13 million in a Series C funding round led by the Silicon Valley-based Tribe Capital

  • India’s Caspian Debt scoops $20 Mn funding from DFC

    Hyderabad-based corporate lender Caspian Debt on Friday revealed that it has raised $20 million from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.

  • Ratan Tata invests in the Maharashtra-based pharmaceutical startup Generic Aadhaar

    Ratan Tata has reportedly invested an undisclosed amount in the pharmaceutical startup from Thane, Maharashtra, India, Generic Aadhaar.

  • Swiggy co-founder & CTO Rahul Jaimini quits the company to join Pesto Tech

    Swiggy, on Thursday, May 7 announced that its co-founder & CTO Rahul Jaimini has quit the company to join a career accelerator startup Pesto Tech